Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Sinfonie no. 4 [E-flat major]
Sinfonie naïve

1. Allegro risoluto
2. Adagio
3. Scherzo: Allegro molto
4. Finale: Allegro vivace

  • Year of composition: April 1845
  • Work category: Symphony
  • First performed: 9 April 1878, in the concert hall of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, the Royal Court Orchestra, conducted by Ludvig Norman.
  • Duration: 28 min

Instrumentation

2.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp / str

Examples of printed editions

• Gehrmans, Stockholm
• Bärenreiter, Kassel 1978 (pocket score 1989), critical edition

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Literature

Lomnäs, Erling (1991). Franz Berwald, (1796-1868), Sinfonie nr 4 (naïve), Sinfonie singulière (nr 3).. Sinfonie nr 4 (naïve). Textbook, pp. 3-25

Description of work

1. Allegro risoluto E-flat major 3/4
2. Adagio D major 3/4
3. Scherzo: Allegro molto B-flat major 3/4
4. Finale: Allegro vivace E-flat major 2/4